Wayne Arthurson is an award-winning author of Cree heritage. For more than 20 years, Wayne has worked as a newspaper reporter, editor, freelance journalist, copywriter, communications officer and a drummer in a rock band. He has written over 100 articles and has nine other books to his credit including Fall from Grace and A Killing Winter in the Leo Desroches series. Fall from Grace, the first book in the series, was the winner of the 2012 Alberta Reader's Choice Award.
"The interesting thing though, the needs of the community haven't changed that much. If you read the weekly paper of 1908 and then you read the weekly paper of 2008, you can see the similarities in what they did, whcih was to report on what was going on in the district. And that's what made the community paper successful for all those years." -- Frank McTighe, publisher of the Fort Macleod Gazette, Alberta's oldest newspaper